Founder of instant messaging platform Telegram Pavel Durovyesterday made a call to people. The founder said in his call that people should stay away from WhatsApp and to prevent their phones from being hacked. using another app said it should.
Founder claims WhatsApp has been spying on users for 13 years
Telegram founder Pave Durovmade a statement on his Telegram channel yesterday. In the statement last week of WhatsApp explained that a hacker has hijacked a person’s phone, causing them to send malicious videos to numbers. to the vulnerability referred to.
In addition, in its statement, WhatsApp 13 years of surveillance He said it was a tool. Additionally, he said there is an issue in WhatsApp every year that puts users’ data at risk. For this, users a different app stressed that they should use
“I’m not forcing people to switch to Telegram here. With over 700 million active users and over 2 million daily signups, Telegram doesn’t need any additional promotions. You can use any messaging app you want. But stay away from WhatsApp; it has been a surveillance tool for 13 years.”
The founder said that due to the security issue that WhatsApp announced last week, hackers could gain full access to everything on users’ phones. He also stated that the latest version will not secure data either. same situation In 2017, 2018 and 2019 He added that he did it again. Durov on WhatsApp before 2016 end-to-end encryption He also noted that it was not.
In addition to the recurring vulnerabilities, Durov mentioned the feature that encourages users to store their conversations in the cloud. He also warned that even wealthy people like Jeff Bezos are not safe.
“Every year we hear about an issue on WhatsApp that puts everything on users’ devices at risk. This means that it is almost certain that a new vulnerability is already out there.”
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